Thursday , February 9 2023

State of Utah Job Openings For Assistant Attorney General

Website State of Utah

Job Description:

The Health and Human Services Section of the Attorney General’s Office seeks a dynamic attorney with five or more years of experience to represent the Utah Department of Human Services (DHS). The selected applicant will split their time by co-locating with the Utah State Hospital in Provo and with DHS at the Multi-Agency State Office Building in Salt Lake City.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drafts litigation working documents; prepares documents consisting of concise decisions based upon facts of case interpretations of law and compliance with state and federal standards.
  • Determine needs in discovery, and/or completes discovery; participates in decision making and strategy sessions in preparing cases for court and determining evidence to be used.
  • Conduct conferences with defendants and/or attorneys and negotiate settlements.
  • Prepares cases by conducting legal research and gathering evidence.
  • May be required to travel to various locations and stay overnight.
  • Represents the state or the employing agency in lawsuits, grievances, and complaints.
  • Provides consultation, makes recommendations, gives appropriate advice, and/or facilitates decisions.
  • Represents clients at formal or informal hearings.
  • Receives, researches and responds to incoming questions or complaints; provides information, explains policy and procedures, and/or facilitates a resolution.
  • Writes or drafts correspondence, reports, documents and/or other written materials.

Job Requirements:

  • perform legal research using case law and appropriate techniques
  • communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
  • make a decision or solve a problem by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions
  • provide consultation and/or expert advice or testimony
  • deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
  • understand and apply case and statutory law
  • civil and criminal justice laws
  • use logic to analyze or identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or data to draw conclusions
  • applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures
  • laws, legal codes, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, the democratic political process, and legislative history
  • read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures
  • rules of evidence
  • laws governing access to public and private records (Government Records Access and Management Act)
  • agency and/or organizational program(s)
  • evaluate information against a set of standards
  • speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally
  • legal processes and procedures

Job Details:

Company: State of Utah

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Orem, UT, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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